$0.94 EPS Expected for American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK); Nuveen Select Tax Free Income Portfolio 2 (NXQ) Has 1.89 Sentiment

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Nuveen Select Tax Free Income Portfolio 2 (NXQ) investors sentiment increased to 1.89 in Q1 2019. It’s up 1.01, from 0.88 in 2018Q4. The ratio is better, as 17 investment professionals started new or increased stock positions, while 9 sold and reduced their equity positions in Nuveen Select Tax Free Income Portfolio 2. The investment professionals in our database now own: 2.50 million shares, up from 2.33 million shares in 2018Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Nuveen Select Tax Free Income Portfolio 2 in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 4 Reduced: 5 Increased: 12 New Position: 5.

Analysts expect American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) to report $0.94 EPS on August, 7.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 13.25% from last quarter’s $0.83 EPS. AWK’s profit would be $167.36M giving it 31.39 P/E if the $0.94 EPS is correct. After having $0.61 EPS previously, American Water Works Company, Inc.’s analysts see 54.10% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $118.02. About 688,032 shares traded. American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has risen 33.37% since July 9, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.94% the S&P500. Some Historical AWK News: 07/05/2018 - American Water Group Lunch Scheduled By Eden Rock for May. 14; 12/04/2018 - AMERICAN WATER SEES L-T GROWTH IN TOP HALF 7%-10% EPS CAGR VIEW; 16/05/2018 - American Water’s Vallejo to Participate in Betterlnvesting National Convention; 30/04/2018 - West Virginia American Water Files General Rate Case Request with Public Service Commission; 11/04/2018 - After-hours buzz: BBBY, ZUMZ, AWK & more; 20/04/2018 - American Water Increases Quarterly Dividend By 9.6%; 05/03/2018 New Jersey American Water to Start Annual Spring Cleaning; 05/04/2018 - Illinois American Water Acquires City Of Farmington Water System; 11/05/2018 - AMERICAN WATER WORKS COMPANY - FOLLOWING 2018 ANNUAL MEETING, BOARD APPOINTED DIRECTOR KARL KURZ TO SERVE AS CHAIRMAN OF BOARD - SEC FILING; 25/05/2018 - As Temperatures Rise, Missouri American Water Encourages Wise Water Use

More notable recent American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Hedge Funds Have Never Been More Bullish On American Water Works Company, Inc. (AWK) - Yahoo Finance” on June 14, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Investing in These 3 Dividend Stocks Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree - The Motley Fool” published on June 20, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Are These Utility Stocks Too Expensive Right Now? - Yahoo Finance” on June 24, 2019. More interesting news about American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “American Water Works (AWK) Subsidiary Illinois American Water Acquires Alton Regional Wastewater System - StreetInsider.com” published on June 27, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “3 Utility Stocks With Years of Dividend Growth - Nasdaq” with publication date: June 12, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in 2019 Q1. Its down 0.21, from 1.3 in 2018Q4. It dived, as 34 investors sold American Water Works Company, Inc. shares while 202 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 144.69 million shares or 0.15% more from 144.47 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Natl Bank Of Ny Mellon holds 0.04% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 1.24M shares. Huntington National Bank & Trust has invested 0.06% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). 2,844 are held by Arete Wealth Advsr Limited Liability Corp. Manufacturers Life Insur The holds 0.02% or 178,832 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock reported 0.07% stake. Keybank National Association Oh invested in 329,910 shares. Braun Stacey Assoc invested in 64,639 shares. Patten & Patten Tn accumulated 18,905 shares. Utd Service Automobile Association owns 0.02% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 58,543 shares. Corecommodity Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 30,128 shares. Ls Inv Limited Co has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Schnieders Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 11,270 shares or 0.5% of its portfolio. Pacific Investment Mngmt owns 13,171 shares. Banque Pictet & Cie invested in 8,508 shares or 0.02% of the stock. State Of Wisconsin Board reported 0.06% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK).

American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $21.01 billion. The firm offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,600 communities in 16 states. It has a 37.2 P/E ratio. It operates approximately 81 surface water treatment plants with approximately 522 groundwater treatment plants and 1,022 groundwater wells; 121 wastewater treatment facilities, 1,284 treated water storage facilities, 1,433 pumping stations, 80 dams, and 49,635 miles of mains and collection pipes.

Among 3 analysts covering American Water (NYSE:AWK), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. American Water had 8 analyst reports since February 20, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, March 11 by UBS. As per Wednesday, March 27, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Hold” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, February 21.

Tortoise Investment Management Llc holds 0.96% of its portfolio in Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio 2 for 263,472 shares. 1607 Capital Partners Llc owns 784,055 shares or 0.6% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dakota Wealth Management has 0.15% invested in the company for 11,700 shares. The Florida-based Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. has invested 0.1% in the stock. Family Management Corp, a New York-based fund reported 14,404 shares.

Nuveen Select Tax-Free Income Portfolio 2 is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Nuveen Investments Inc. The company has market cap of $253.66 million. The fund is co-managed by Nuveen Fund Advisors LLC and Nuveen Asset Management, LLC. It has a 16.93 P/E ratio. It invests in the fixed income markets of United States.

It closed at $14.32 lastly. It is down 4.81% since July 9, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.38% the S&P500.

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